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Detective Roland A. Gill | Durham Police Department, North Carolina Durham Police Department, North Carolina

Detective

Roland A. Gill

Durham Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, June 10, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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Detective Gill was shot and killed while he and several other officers investigated a burglary call at a local store. When they arrived they were met with gunfire and Detective Gill was struck in the mouth twice and once in the chest. The suspect was also shot and wounded. He was taken into custody, convicted of Detective Gill's murder, and executed.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 15, 2015

 

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